Wellington's Premiere

Preloved, New and 

Rare Bookstore

We have stopped buying, we are accepting lots for exchange and credit.

Our Winter operating hours are

Monday to Thursday 9am - 6pm

Friday 9am -7pm

Saturday 10am - 7pm

Sunday 11am - 6pm

Arty Bees is now operating under Orange restrictions.

You can order via our website.  All web orders are delivered via PBT Couriers or NZ Post. 

Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email.

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We have over 100,000 books in our store but only a small number on our website. If you can't find the book you want, use the book query and someone in the shop will have a look on the shelf for you. 

Latest Additions

Maori Moving Image
Pepperle, Sarah
War and Peas - Funny Comics for Dirty Lovers
Pich, Elizabeth and Kunz, Jonathan
A Long Way Down
Hornby, Nick
Death on Demand (Ihaka)
Thomas, Paul
Tales and Poems
Poe, Edgar Allan
Chabon, Michael
The Jealousy Man
Nesbo, Jo
Last Stop Auschwitz: My Story of Survival from Within the Camp
de Wind, Eddy and Boyne, John (Afterword by)
Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide
Kilgariff, Karen and Hardstark, Georgia
Who Cares?
Donnelly, Felix
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hibbard, Howard
Valley Song
Fugard, Athol